Posts filed under “Reports by Ray Algar”

Fitness brand insight reports

During this year, I will be publishing a new series of short reports that focus on a single fast-growing global fitness brand. The purpose of these strategic reports is that within one hour, a reader will acquire a deep understanding of a brand's 'secret sauce' and why it is resonating globally ...

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Health Club Industry Active Ageing Report now published

Following a long period of thinking, reading and writing, my new Health Club Industry Active Ageing Report – harnessing the opportunity of an ageing society, is now available as a free download. The purpose of this report is to discuss the implications of global ageing and how the health and fitness industry ...

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New Health Club Industry Active Ageing Report

  In the next few weeks, I will be publishing my new report which is titled: Health Club Industry Active Ageing Report – harnessing the opportunity of an ageing society. The purpose of the report is to discuss the implications of global ageing and how the health and fitness industry is set up ...

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Boutique fitness studios fire warning shots at big brand fitness chains

New industry report charts rise of boutique fitness studios In a mature, inert fitness industry, boutiques are driving growth Big industry players need to sit up and take notice Small, specialised, independent fitness studios – classed collectively as boutique studios – have the potential to take significant market share from the large, big-brand, ...

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Major fitness brands set to transform gym experience, says industry report

The biggest, most popular names in the fitness industry – names such as LA Fitness, Fitness First, Anytime Fitness and Sports Direct - are likely to bring major improvements to what they offer consumers during 2015, some of them virtually reinventing themselves, predicts a major new, 38 page report into ...

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Fitness Sector Social Good Report – A Summary

INTRODUCTION The Fitness Sector Social Good Report (published by Ray Algar in March 2014) explores the idea that a business with a purpose beyond maximising its own self-interests can ensure long-term relevance with their stakeholders, thereby creating a more valued and sustainable organisation. This report is written with the private fitness sector ...

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Physical activity sector must unleash its social purpose to thrive, says new report

Health and fitness clubs need to look to social purpose led brands such as Innocent, TOMS and Apple to thrive in the future according to a new report for the physical activity sector. Against a backdrop of increasing competition from local authority run leisure facilities and the rise of the ...

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Launch of Fitness Sector Social Good Report

The 'Fitness Sector Social Good Report' is being published on March 6, 2014. The report is a collaborative effort between Ray Algar, ukactive and Matrix Fitness. The fundamental purpose of this report is to explore the idea that a business with a purpose beyond maximising its own self-interests can ensure long-term ...

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Lower gym fees for more consumers in 2014, predicts industry report

National chains of low-cost, high technology self-service gyms are set for accelerated growth in 2014, introducing new nationwide brands to high streets (and the odd grocery superstore), bringing down monthly membership fees across the industry, grabbing market share and further squeezing established middle-market names such as LA Fitness, Fitness First ...

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New report – 2013 Review of the UK Health and Fitness Industry and 2014 Outlook

Today I am publishing my 2013/2014 review of the UK Health and Fitness Industry. The document captures the key events that shaped the industry during 2013 and then discusses the outlook for 2014. The report (in PDF form) can be purchased from my Knowledge Store.     Reports Contents A review of 2013 Changes in ...

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